Spring General Election: Call for Nominations (Executive Committee, Trustees, and Equity Officer)

In accordance with the bylaws (Article 8.2), nominations for CUPE 3902 Executive Committee positions are open as of February 15th. 


Available positions include:

-       Chair of the Local

-       Vice-Chair, Unit 1

-       Vice-Chair, Unit 3

-       Vice-Chair, Unit 5

-       Vice-Chair, Colleges

-       Internal Liaison Officer

-       External Liaison Officer

-       Secretary Treasurer

-       Communications and Recording Secretary

-    Grievance Officer


In addition there are two trustee positions available, one for a full three year term and another for the two remaining years of a three-year appointment, as well as an opening for the Equity Officer.


Nominations will close at the Annual General Meeting in the Spring.  Please send nominations, with a second, to the Chief Returning Officer, Laura Lucci, at cro@cupe3902.org.

Unit 1 Bargaining Support Committee Member Call-Out (2 positions)

CUPE 3902 invites applications for the position of Bargaining Support Committee (BSC) member for Unit 1 under the terms of CUPE 3902’s book off policy. The position is compensated at the equivalent of an 85 hour TAship for the Winter 2017 term at the SGSII rate of $43.22 per hour plus 4% vacation pay, paid in 3 installments, at 35 hours/month (prorated for February). The right of the trade union to book members off is outlined in Article 22:02 of the Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

The anticipated start date for the position is in mid-February 2017 until April 2017.

C.V.s along with covering letters should be sent as a single .pdf file to the Chair of CUPE 3902 at chair@cupe3902.org by 11:59pm, 15 February 2017.  More information can be found here.

Notice of Vacancy: Equity Officer

CUPE 3902’s elected Equity Officer Adleen Crapo has had to resign from the position. We thank Adleen for her service to the Local.  Nomination are now open for the position of Equity Officer. Please send nominations, with a second, to the Chief Returning Officer at cro@cupe3902.org. Nominations will close at the next General Membership Meeting in late February.

If any members are interested in being appointed to the position of Equity Officer on a protem basis, please send a brief statement of interest to chair@cupe3902.org

Call for Unit 2 Steward

Do you work at Victoria College as a TA, Sessional Lecturer, Writing Instructor, or Undergraduate Tutor? Then you are a member of Unit 2, the oldest unit in our Local. Do you want to learn about your rights as a worker and get more involved in our Local? Consider becoming the Unit 2 Steward!  You will be the eyes, ears, and mouthpiece of the membership, taking the lead in mobilization efforts, and uncovering potential grievances. E-mail ChiefSteward@cupe3902.org or vccolleges@cupe3902.org for more information.

Call for Member Organizers

CUPE 3902 is seeking member organizers for immediate help with Unit 5 (postdoctoral research fellow) bargaining support. Member organizers will do on-the-ground outreach and mobilization. Each member organizer will receive an honorarium worth 20 hours at the SGSII hourly rate found in the Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Preference will be given to Unit 5 members; however, all members of the Local are encouraged to apply. Please send a brief statement of interest, including a summary of your availability, to chair@cupe3902.org asap.